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Education, Interpretation, and Cultural Expression

Education is one of the most valuable resources that the National Trails System has to offer. 2022 hosted a robust array of educational opportunities for both youth and adults helping to foster deeper relationships with landscapes and histories across the nation. The successful youth education…

Holistic Inventory Methods for National Trails

By Carin Farley, National Scenic and Historic Trails Lead, Bureau of Land Management The relationship with place strengthens our understanding of historic events and patterns in North American history. National Scenic and Historic Trails (NSHT) are places of cultural and natural significance, where the landscapes…

Cover of Pathways Across America, Summer 2022

Summer 2022 Pathways

Contents PNTS Updates Message from the Executive Director PNTS Programming Update 2022 National Trails Workshop NextGen Spotlight Jane Pollack, Intern Grant Recipient Protection 465 Acres Returned to Rappahannock Tribe Along the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail North Country Trail Next Generation Coalition Summit…

“INSPIRE”-ing Interpretation on the Old Spanish Trail: Rob Sweeten Awarded BLM’s 2021 INSPIRE Award

Author: Carin L. Farley, National Scenic and Historic Trail Lead, Bureau of Land Management The Old Spanish National Historic Trail Co-Administrator from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Robert “Rob” Sweeten received the agency’s 2021 Inspirational Interpretation and Resource Education “INSPIRE” Award. The INSPIRE Award recognizes BLM employees who have made…

Indigenous Mapping and Research Press Release

CONTACT INFORMATION John Lam, Communications Consultant, Partnership for theNational Trails System Email: communication@pnts.org RELEASE DATE  01/04/2022 INDIGENOUS MAPPING AND RESEARCH PROJECT TO FOCUS ON NATIONAL TRAILS WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kiana Etsate-Gashytewa has been selected as the Indigenous Mapping and Research Coordinator for a National Trails…

2021 EOY Meet and Greet Confirmation

Thank you! We look forward to Thursday evening, December 9th. You will receive the Zoom link and other contact information via a separate email. We will send a reminder prior to the event but please hold 8:00 ET / 7:00 CT / 6:00 MT /…

PNTS 2021 Silent Auction Rules

In order to participate in bidding, each participant must agree to the rules and regulations presented here before the event. By registering to participate in the silent auction, you are stating your agreement with these terms and conditions. The Partnership for the National Trails System…

Go where the trail leads you poster featuring the PNTS logo and Bell's Official IPA

PNTS and Bell’s Brewery Encourage You to “Go Where the Trail Leads You”

The co-branded awareness campaign will take place this September and October. The Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS) is teaming up with Bell’s Brewery this September and October for a co-branded trails awareness campaign called “Go Where the Trail Leads You.” The promotional campaign…

All About the Appalachian Trail by Leonard M. Adkins

by Leonard M. Adkins, Author, All About the Appalachian Trail There are a few colorfully illustrated books about the Appalachian Trail for very young children. However, All About the Appalachian Trail is the very first written for readers in grades 4-8 that provides a complete…

My Way West by Elizabeth Goss

by Elizabeth Goss, Author, My Way West Between 1841 and 1884, more than 40,000 kids traveled west across North America on the Oregon and California Trails. These young emigrants had extraordinary experiences on their journeys, but they were ordinary people. Some were picky eaters, some…